April 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

With OZZY And SHARON At Ringside, JACK OSBOURNE Knocks Out Veteran Kickboxer

The Associated Press is reporting that Jack Osbourne, the chubby, bespectacled son for former shock-rocker Ozzy Osbourne, underwent almost four weeks of training and colonic irrigations before entering the ring against a veteran Thai kickboxer. The result: a second round knockout win to the teenage television personality. Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, respectively the muddled patriarch ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH Begin Recording New Album

BLEEDING THROUGH have entered the studio to begin work on "The Truth", this year's much-buzzed about follow-up to the band's breakthrough album, "This is Love, This is Murderous", which was issued by Trustkill in 2003. "It's going to be a brutal, pissed off record that will be much more blunt and direct in its lyrics, ...

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H.I.M.: Fourth Weekly Podcast Available

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have uploaded the fourth installment of their weekly podcast to document the progress of their forthcoming as-yet-untitled new album, due out later this year on Sire. Among the topics covered in the latest update are the following: * Linde's musical influences * Mige talks about the "fresh new sound" * Mige "the ...

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GLENN HUGHES And CHAD SMITH Announce Headlining Gig In Holland

Legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has announced a second Dutch concert with with Chad Smith of RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS on drums. In addition to their 65-minute appearance at the Arrow Rock Festival in Lichtendvoorde, Holland on June 11, Glenn and Chad will perform a full headlining set at De Boerderij in ...

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AS I LAY DYING: New Album Limited Edition To Include Bonus DVD

AS I LAY DYING have finished recording their anxiously awaited new album, "Shadows Are Security". Produced by band vocalist Tim Lambesis and Steve Russell, engineered by Steve Russell and mixed by Andy Sneap, "Shadows Are Security" is said to be "the most mature yet powerful and best sounding album" AS I LAY DYING have recorded ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist MARTY FRIEDMAN Is A Hit On Japanese TV

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's official web site has been updated with the following message: "The [Japanese] TV show 'Hebimetasan', which features Marty each week as a regular, is a smash hit! The premise of the high-energy show is to introduce, explain and have fun with (as well as make fun of) heavy metal/hard rock ...

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CENTINEX: 'World Declension' Due In June

Sweden's CENTINEX have finished mastering their new album, "World Declension", due late June via Cold/Regain Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Decadence - Prophecies of Cosmic Chaos", "World Declension" was recorded at Black Lounge studios and will be released in North America via Candlelight Records USA. "World Declension" track listing: Chapter I - "Visions Of Armageddon" ...

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